Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disclosure Scotland
England > North West
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 169 139
Rank change year-on-year -23 -30 -5
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 12 46 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.22% 0.78% 1.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.03% 7.90% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 47 112
North West median daily rate £338 £488 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.77% - +9.55%
10th Percentile £293 £311 £263
90th Percentile £664 £675 £638
England median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
North West median hourly rate £63.00 - £55.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £52.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -63.81% +25.00% +150.75%

Disclosure Scotland is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 590 582 927
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.97% 9.88% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 381 575
North West median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £223 £213
90th Percentile £595 £588 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 30
North West median hourly rate £23.45 £20.20 £34.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.10% -41.46% +97.17%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.65 £13.90
90th Percentile £88.00 £48.75 £54.18
England median hourly rate £21.11 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.83% -14.00% +16.28%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Disclosure Scotland as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in the North West

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in the North West

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in the North West over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in the North West

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in the North West

Disclosure Scotland
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire -9 5 £300 -38.46%
Cheshire -15 3 £490 -12.89% 1
Merseyside - 2 £650 -
Manchester +6 1 £625 +47.06%
Disclosure Scotland
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland.

1 7 (58.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) ECDL
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 2 (16.67%) Legal
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) SCCM
5 1 (8.33%) DataFlux
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (8.33%) CIPD
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
5 1 (8.33%) Taxonomies
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management

Disclosure Scotland
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Drools
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) e-Learning
2 1 (8.33%) Learning Management System
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (8.33%) Content Development
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) ECDL
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) DataFlux
2 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
2 1 (8.33%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware